NEW YORK–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Axonic Capital, a New York-based structured loan, commercial real estate and systematic fixed income investment specialist with $4.8 billion in assets under management, announced the appointment of Michael Gordon, who will lead the insurance business of Axonic to expand further.
Axonic’s Insurance Solutions business is focused on providing capital and investment solutions that meet the liabilities of policyholders and other stakeholders. Gordon will be responsible for leading insurance investments, strategic partnerships and other transactions with insurance companies.
Michael Gordon has over 20 years of experience, particularly in the areas of insurance and investment management. Prior to Axonic, Gordon was US Chief Executive Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer at Lombard International.
“We are very pleased to welcome Michael Gordon as an important new member of our executive team at a time when our business is experiencing increased growth. He brings valuable experience that will benefit our long-standing institutional investors and will support the development of new partnering and investor opportunities as we continue to expand our insurance platform,” said Clay DeGiacinto, chief investment officer and managing partner at Axonic.
“Axonic’s platform is built on a solid foundation to meet the current and future needs of insurers while leveraging our extensive commercial real estate and structured lending capabilities. Axonic’s Insurance Solutions business will work in partnership with leading insurers to develop portfolios of high-quality assets that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for insurers, policyholders, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.”
Prior to Lombard International, Michael Gorden was Global Head of Insurance Solutions at BNY Mellon Investment Management. Prior to BNY Mellon, he was a senior executive at New York Life Insurance Company, where he was responsible for investment and insurance product management, including sales and marketing, underwriting, operational and technology functions, and oversight of the broker dealer and registered investment advisor divisions for the US life insurance business.
Gordon holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Colgate University.
About Axonic Capital
Founded in 2010, Axonic Capital offers commercial and residential real estate strategies, systematic fixed income investing and commercial lending combined with its structured lending expertise. Axonic Capital manages investment portfolios through limited partnerships, separate accounts and two publicly incorporated funds. The company employs 56 professionals.
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